Different Monsters, Same Outcome
Some monsters awaken immediately, plow through walls, crush cars, kill mercilessly and leave only destruction in their paths. Think Jurassic Park or War of the Worlds.
Others use a more subtle, yet no less destructive, approach. They lurk just under the surface. They exist in every cell, down deep in strands [...]
Introduction to My Divorce
Recently, I saw a Nightline segment that presented the investigation of Air France 447. As the story unfolded I recognized certain factors in such tragedies that fall like dominoes leading to the unimaginable.
As I watched, I sensed similar dominoes leading to my divorce. And since September 3rd, 2012 was the official two-year anniversary, I felt prompted [...]
This is the final post (I think) in what’s become a series of journal entries about our moving into our new apartment.
The other morning, the first one in our new place, the aroma from the initial, new apartment, can’t-find-the-regular-coffee-filters-so-paper-towels-will-do, cup o’ joe filled the room. Open windows were inviting fall’s first cool [...]
A long post ahead that’s about what went down with our living arrangements during a 24 hour stretch recently, and my ongoing experience of it. Not only do I want to write this, I feel compelled to do so. It’s my desire to “get it down on paper,” to remember, to learn the lesson.
I think that God sometimes leaves us hanging until the 11th hour so that we’ve no other option but to rely. To learn. To have faith.
Now, have I contributed to, and do I deal with the consequences of, 11th hour living?
Yet after doing all that I can, [...]
Today was a day that involved “The Talk.”
There are many different “Talks.” It depends on the day.
And the Season.
Birds/bees/babies. 1st boyfriend/girlfriend. How could God make himself as a baby? (question for me from my daughter at age 5 … never mind, long talk). 1st breakup. Bullies. Alcohol/drugs. Death. Sex (again). Driving. Alcohol/drugs [...]